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Cricket Vocabulary Quiz

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1. Small pieces of wood placed on top of the stumps are called

pads
wickets
bails
a) pads b) wickets c) bails

2. To protect their legs, batsmen and wicket-keepers wear

stumps
pads
leggings
a) stumps b) pads c) leggings

3. A ball that reaches the batsman without bouncing is called a

full bowl
full throw
full toss
a) full bowl b) full throw c) full toss

4. A batsman who goes out before scoring gets a

hook
duck
zero
a) hook b) duck c) zero

5. If it's been raining and a pitch is damp, it can be called a sticky

mickey
wickey
wicket
a) mickey b) wickey c) wicket

6. A delivery that spins away from the batsman, from the leg to off side, is a leg

break
spin
over
a) break b) spin c) over

7. If you score 100 runs, you've scored

a triple
a century
a double fifty
a) a triple b) a century c) a double fifty

8. A shot that reaches the boundary after touching the ground is a

four
five
six
a) four b) five c) six

9. A batsman is "bowled" if he misses the ball and it hits the

crease
wicketkeeper
stumps
a) crease b) wicketkeeper c) stumps

10. An over in which no runs are scored is called a

maiden over
single over
clear over
a) maiden over b) single over c) clear over

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